The next exclusive Travillian Next episode features John Sotoodeh, Chief Operating Officer of Banc of California, in a one-on-one conversation with Travillian’s Dimitris Malisianos of our Banking & Fintech team. We threw everything but the kitchen sink at John in this topical, far-reaching conversation covering topics such as:
- Banc of California/PacWest Merger
- Deposit Generation
- Attracting Top Talent
- Importance of Bank Culture
- Market Outlook
- And More!
00:20 | Introduction of John Sotoodeh
02:12 | Things You Oversee As A COO
03:01 | Banc of California and PacWest
04:09 | What Kind of Talent Banc of California Is Focused On
05:42| Is De-prioritizing Lenders and Production Talent A Trend for Banc of California?
08:43 | How Is Banc of California Attracting Deposits?
11:11 | Best Practices to Avoid Deposit Generation Amidst High Rate Environment
13:12 | Talent Acquisition and Development
17:01 | Developing the Right Culture
19:36 | Are Banks Hiring Right Now?
22:07 | Q3 Earning and In What Direction Banks Are Headed In The Next 6-12 Months
24:22 | Economic Climate For Community Banks
26:47 | Production Lines and How They Will Evolve In The Coming years
28:48 | M&A Activity Trends We Should Look Out For
30:43 | Banking Space in California